Hundreds of women dressed in red took to Swiss streets on March 8,2004. They blew whistles, brandishing the slogan "We are angry".
This year's International Women's Day saw more fervour than usual, after last year's cabinet elections left only one woman in government.
Andree-Marie Dussault, editor-in-chief of Geneva-based 'L'emilie', the world's oldest women's magazine, acknowledges that women's day is a globally important occasion.
The Swiss capital, Bern, saw a vigil outside the parliament building to call...